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New York Times, Monday, May 13, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,848
Across
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Plants. : CACTI
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Sneezy's brother. : DOC
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Double features. : CHINS
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Kind of squash. : ACORN
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Noun suffix. : INE
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Nest. : AERIE
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Walk, in a way. : STRUT
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Human spark plug. : FIREBRAND
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Novice. : TENDERFOOT
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Meal of a kind. : TEA
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Links site. : GREEN
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Grotto. : CAVERN
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Calmer. : SERENER
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Speed (oneself). : HIE
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"But ___ on forever." : IGO
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Choose. : ELECT
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Mysterious power. : MAGIC
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Movie star, old style. : VAMP
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Fillet. : SNOOD
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Hippies' slogan. : LOVE
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On the qui vive. : ALERT
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Hauled. : TOWED
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Suffix with hepta, penta, etc. : GON
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Grain seed. : OAT
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Shelters. : HARBORS
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Din. : CLAMOR
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Fisherman. : EELER
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Defiant one, for short. : REB
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Absurd. : IRRATIONAL
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Go ___ (go to extremes). : OVERBOARD
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Sleep noisily. : SNORE
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Volcano. : PELEE
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Comprehend. : SEE
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Small cases. : ETUIS
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Down-at-heels. : SEEDY
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Tot (up). : ADD
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Splits. : RENDS
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Mold. : CAST
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Deed: Fr. : ACTE
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Kind of meal. : CORN
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Plod. : TRUDGE
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Important doctor. : INTERNE
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Unlike. : DIFFERENT
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Vegetable. : ONION
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Food fish. : CERO
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Hack. : CAB
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Pronoun. : HER
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Incensed. : IRATE
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Forty-___. : NINER
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Car. : SEDAN
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Practice an art. : ETCH
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Movie units. : REELS
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Goal. : AIM
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Menu choice. : VEAL
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Oriental deity. : SIVA
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Equal: Fr. : EGAL
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Eternal City. : ROME
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Bird's call. : COO
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With strawlike hair. : TOWHEADED
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Modern slogan. : GOGO
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Composer Novello. : IVOR
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Time periods: Abbr. : CENS
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Campus event. : PROM
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Distributed. : DEALT
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Philippine peasant. : TAO
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Creator of Carrie, Jennie, et al. : DREISER
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Piece of music. : TRIO
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Name in literature. : BRONTE
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Harvest. : CROPS
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Quay. : LEVEE
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White poplar. : ABELE
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Miscalculated. : ERRED
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Tabula ___ (clean slate). : RASA
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Substantive. : NOUN
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Uninteresting. : ARID
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Minus. : LESS
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Burgundy. : RED
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Tunisian ruler. : BEY

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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